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The Resource Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management : exercises for class, field, and laboratory, James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., Eleanor J. Sterling, (electronic resource)

Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management : exercises for class, field, and laboratory, James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., Eleanor J. Sterling, (electronic resource)

Label
Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management : exercises for class, field, and laboratory
Title
Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management
Title remainder
exercises for class, field, and laboratory
Statement of responsibility
James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., Eleanor J. Sterling
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Gibbs, James P
Dewey number
577
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hunter, Malcolm L
  • Sterling, Eleanor J
  • Wiley InterScience (Online service)
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  • Conservation biology
  • Wildlife management
  • Conservation biology
  • Wildlife management
Label
Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management : exercises for class, field, and laboratory, James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., Eleanor J. Sterling, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-315) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is biodiversity? spiders as exemplars of the biodiversity concept -- What is conservation biology? An analysis of the critical ecosystem partnership fund's strategies and funding priorities -- Why is biodiversity important? Why is it threatened? An exploration with the IUCN "red list" of threatened species -- Population genetics: diversity within versus among populations -- Genetic drift: establishing population management targets to limit loss of genetic diversity -- Pedigree management: controlling the effects of inbreeding as indicated by fluctuating asymmetry -- Landscape genetics: identifying movement corridors -- Life table analysis: balancing commercial fisheries with sea bird "by-catch" -- Population viability analysis: El Nino frequency and penguin population persistence -- Habitat loss and fragmentation: ecological traps, connectivity and issues of scale -- Diagnosing declining populations: assessing monitoring data to better understand causes of a rarity in an endangered cactus -- Estimating population size with line transects and distance -- Analyzing camera trap data with presence -- Estimating population size with mark-recapture data and mark -- Estimating "biodiversity": indices, effort and inference -- Designing a zoo: ex-situ centers for conservation, research, and education -- Plant reintroductions: reestablishing extirpated populations -- Edge effects: designing a nest predation experiment -- Ecosystem fragmentation: patterns and consequences for biodiversity -- Forest harvesting: balancing timber production and parrot habitat -- Protected areas: a systematic conservation planning approach for ecoregions -- Island biogeography: how park size and condition affect the number of species protected -- GIS for conservation: mapping and analyzing distributions of wild potato species for reserve design -- Global change: will a cold-adapted frog survive in a warmer world? -- Climate envelope modeling: inferring the ranges of species to facilitate biological exploration, conservation planning and threat analysis -- Population, consumption, or governance: which drives species imperilment most in Africa and Europe? -- Overconsumption: who's smarter ... students or their professors? -- Conservation values: assessing public attitudes -- Priority setting: where around the globe should we invest our conservation efforts? -- An international debate: commercial fishing in Galapagos National Park -- Conservation law: should the polar bear be listed as a threatened species? -- Conservation policy: shaping your government / James P. Gibbs, Malcolm J Hunter, Jr. and Eleanor J Sterling
Control code
ocn476311830
Dimensions
28 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xii, 328 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444319576
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9781444319576
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476311830
Label
Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management : exercises for class, field, and laboratory, James P. Gibbs, Malcolm L. Hunter, Jr., Eleanor J. Sterling, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-315) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
What is biodiversity? spiders as exemplars of the biodiversity concept -- What is conservation biology? An analysis of the critical ecosystem partnership fund's strategies and funding priorities -- Why is biodiversity important? Why is it threatened? An exploration with the IUCN "red list" of threatened species -- Population genetics: diversity within versus among populations -- Genetic drift: establishing population management targets to limit loss of genetic diversity -- Pedigree management: controlling the effects of inbreeding as indicated by fluctuating asymmetry -- Landscape genetics: identifying movement corridors -- Life table analysis: balancing commercial fisheries with sea bird "by-catch" -- Population viability analysis: El Nino frequency and penguin population persistence -- Habitat loss and fragmentation: ecological traps, connectivity and issues of scale -- Diagnosing declining populations: assessing monitoring data to better understand causes of a rarity in an endangered cactus -- Estimating population size with line transects and distance -- Analyzing camera trap data with presence -- Estimating population size with mark-recapture data and mark -- Estimating "biodiversity": indices, effort and inference -- Designing a zoo: ex-situ centers for conservation, research, and education -- Plant reintroductions: reestablishing extirpated populations -- Edge effects: designing a nest predation experiment -- Ecosystem fragmentation: patterns and consequences for biodiversity -- Forest harvesting: balancing timber production and parrot habitat -- Protected areas: a systematic conservation planning approach for ecoregions -- Island biogeography: how park size and condition affect the number of species protected -- GIS for conservation: mapping and analyzing distributions of wild potato species for reserve design -- Global change: will a cold-adapted frog survive in a warmer world? -- Climate envelope modeling: inferring the ranges of species to facilitate biological exploration, conservation planning and threat analysis -- Population, consumption, or governance: which drives species imperilment most in Africa and Europe? -- Overconsumption: who's smarter ... students or their professors? -- Conservation values: assessing public attitudes -- Priority setting: where around the globe should we invest our conservation efforts? -- An international debate: commercial fishing in Galapagos National Park -- Conservation law: should the polar bear be listed as a threatened species? -- Conservation policy: shaping your government / James P. Gibbs, Malcolm J Hunter, Jr. and Eleanor J Sterling
Control code
ocn476311830
Dimensions
28 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xii, 328 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444319576
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9781444319576
Other physical details
ill., maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)476311830

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